Beat of….Dusseldorf


Dusseldorf is often overlooked in favor of its more popular sister Cologne, but this elegant, modern city on the eastern bank of the Rhine River has risen steadily to defy its origins as the dorf (village) at the mouth of the river Dussel, a tributary of the Rhine.

Hotel Review: Jumeirah Frankfurt


The Jumeirah hotel group is behind some of the Middle East’s most luxurious hotels, including the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. The hotel group is currently in the throes of a tremendous growth spurt, with a whooping 7 hotels either already opened or scheduled to be opened in 2011. Luxury Travel Beat decided to pay a visit to the group’s most recent opening, the Jumeirah Frankfurt hotel.